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Vista only recognizes 120GB of 320GB HD

by GillyWilly103 / December 1, 2009 6:39 AM PST

Hello all,
I recently upgraded from XP to Vista, once I did my 320GB Seagate HD only shows up as having 120GB of space in Vista. BIOS recognizes it as 320GB, I have tried numerous things. Please help anyone. Thank you.

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Tried?
by FlipRotate / December 9, 2009 4:59 AM PST

Hello, i have a seagate hard drive it shows up correct, but in your case have you tried contacting seagate or tried re-installing if possible?

Hope this helps,
Kind regards
From

FlipRotate

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well...
by jeff_windows_team / December 10, 2009 8:25 AM PST

"I have tried numerous things."

Go on...

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also...
by FlipRotate / December 17, 2009 6:12 PM PST
In reply to: well...

Have you tried disconnecting the hard drive by using 'safely remove hardware' then try connecting it to the computer again. this might help.

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Re: "shows 120 GB in Vista"
by Kees Bakker / December 17, 2009 6:20 PM PST

What does Vista's Disk management say about partitions and unallocated space?

Kees

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